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The most dangerous man in America : Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the hunt for the fugitive king of LSD

Author: Bill Minutaglio; Steven L Davis
Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In September 1970, ex-Harvard professor and 'High Priest of LSD' Dr. Timothy Leary escaped from prison with the aid of the radical Weather Underground. Spanning twenty-eight months, President Nixon's careening, global manhunt for Dr. Timothy Leary winds its way among homegrown radicals, European aristocrats, a Black Panther outpost in Algeria, an international arms dealer, hash-smuggling hippies from the Brotherhood  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: Timothy Leary
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Minutaglio; Steven L Davis
ISBN: 9781455563586 1455563587 9781478923664 1478923660
OCLC Number: 987279917
Description: x, 384 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the hunt for the fugitive king of LSD
Responsibility: Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis.

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In September 1970, ex-Harvard professor and 'High Priest of LSD' Dr. Timothy Leary escaped from prison with the aid of the radical Weather Underground. Spanning twenty-eight months, President Nixon's careening, global manhunt for Dr. Timothy Leary winds its way among homegrown radicals, European aristocrats, a Black Panther outpost in Algeria, an international arms dealer, hash-smuggling hippies from the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, and secret agents on four continents, culminating in one of the trippiest journeys through the American counterculture. -- Adapted from book jacket.

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